baking · Paleo · Sides · vegan · vegetable

Maple-Pecan Sweet Potato Slices

You know how everyone says you gain 15 pounds during your first semester in college? The "freshman fifteen"? Why did nobody warn me about the "honeymoon fifteen"?! I've seriously gained 15 pounds since our wedding. Granted, the holidays were thrown in right after our wedding in October, so that didn't help any. I'm now absolutely… Continue reading Maple-Pecan Sweet Potato Slices

Chicken · dinner · entree

Maple-Thyme Grilled Chicken

If you're like most people, you're probably already spending today preparing for the big feast on Thursday. I know people who are already thawing their turkey in the fridge and some folks who have prepped vegetable chopping for the cornbread stuffing. There will be a ton of leftovers stacked neatly in plastic containers on Friday.… Continue reading Maple-Thyme Grilled Chicken

Dessert

Texas Jam Cake with Maple Frosting

I sense instability in the force. Well, more like instability in the atmosphere. Six days ago, the National Weather Service in Norman, Oklahoma sent out it's predictive outlook for Tuesday, April 26th. That outlook? Not good. The instability of the atmosphere, coupled with warm temperatures and low humidity, has set us up for a moderate… Continue reading Texas Jam Cake with Maple Frosting